Common Ground® - building long-lasting ties with our stakeholders
Through Common Ground® Arkema is committed to a completely new approach in building relationships between our Company, our facilities and their environment. This initiative entails opening up our facilities in order to establish long-term exchanges with neighboring communities. And, more generally, to have exchanges with our stakeholders so that they better understand our activities and products.
Visit of Mr Thierry Mariani, French Member of Parliament for French residents overseas to Kyoto Technical Center
On 8 September 2016, Mr Thierry Mariani, French Member of Parliament for French residents overseas, former Minister of Ecology, Sustainable development, Transport and Housing visited Kyoto Technical Center, accompanied by Mr Jean-Jacques Truchot, Representative of French Foreign Union in Kansai.
The president of Arkema K.K. Mr Denis Tual and General Manager Mr Atsushi Miyabo conducted a tour of the facility for these honourable visitors and introduced a variety of experimental equipment including laser sintering machine which is one of the technologies of 3D printer.
Visit of Mr Thierry Dana, the Ambassador of France to Kyoto Technical Center
On 26 May 2015, Mr Thierry Dana, the Ambassador of France to Japan, visited Kyoto Technical Center (KTC) with Mr Charles-Henri Brosseau (Consul General of France at Kyoto), Mr Pierre Mourlevat (Minister Counselor for Economic Affairs at the Embassy of France in Japan) and Ms Kaoruko Miyake (Interpreter).
For these honourable visitors, the president of Arkema K.K., Mr Denis Tual had hosted an in-depth tour of KTC’s facility, where the engineers and technicians talked through all of the engineering and performance testing currently being performed at the facility.
Visit of Mr Louis Schweitzer to Kyoto Technical Center
Kyoto Technical Center welcomed Mr Louis Schweitzer, Special Representative of The Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the French-Japanese partnership, President of The Foreign Affairs Council on 19 March 2014.
He was accompanied by Mr Christian Masset (Ambassador of France to Japan), Mr Charles-Henri Brosseau (Consul General of France at Kyoto), Ms Florence Jeanblanc-Risler (Minister Counselor for Economic Affairs at the Embassy of France in Japan), Mr Bertrand Fort (Cultural Counselor at the Embassy of France in Japan, Director of Institut Français du Japon) , Ms Kaoruko Miyake (Interpreter) and visited laboratories at Kyoto Technical Center.